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List of famous TV actors from Finland, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Finland has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Finnish TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Finland this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Finland then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Finnish TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Finland?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Finland in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Finnish actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.

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George Gaynes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
George Gaynes Search for Tomorrow, Hearts Afire, It's Punky Brewster George Gaynes is a Finnish-born American singer and actor of stage, screen and television and voice artist Gaynes' most recognized role in cinema was arguably that of Commandant Eric Lassard in ...more

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Tarja Turunen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Tarja Turunen Tarja Soile Susanna Cabuli, generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a full lyric soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. Turunen studied ...more

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Markoolio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Markoolio Solsidan, Rederiet, Hem till Midgård Marko Kristian "Markoolio" Lehtosalo is a Swedish-Finnish multi-platinum selling recording artist, singer, musician, songwriter, actor, and comedian. His stage name Markoolio is a ...more

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Teemu Selänne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Teemu Selänne Teemu Ilmari Selänne, nicknamed "The Finnish Flash", is a Finnish former professional ice hockey winger. He began his professional career in 1989–90 with Jokerit of the SM-liiga ...more

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Kari Lehtonen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Kari Lehtonen Kari Lehtonen is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League. He was selected second overall in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft by ...more

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Stina Ekblad is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Stina Ekblad Wallander, Hjälp!, Krøniken Stina Åsa Maria Ekblad is a Swedish-speaking Finnish actress. She received a Guldbagge Award for Best Actress in 1987 for her performances in Amorosa and Ormens väg på ...more

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Niklas Bäckström is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Niklas Bäckström Niklas Oskar Bäckström is a Finnish professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League. He has won both William M. Jennings ...more

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Mika Poutala is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Mika Poutala Mika Poutala is a speed skater.

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Niko Kapanen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Niko Kapanen Niko Klaus Petteri Kapanen is a Finnish professional ice hockey centre, currently playing for Jokerit of the Kontinental Hockey League.

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Kari Väänänen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Kari Väänänen Hobitit, Sincerely Yours in Cold Blood Kari Kyösti Väänänen is a Finnish actor and director. Domestically he is a member of the Ryhmäteatteri group of actors. He was introduced to international audiences by ...more

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Mikko Koivu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Mikko Koivu Mikko Sakari Koivu is a Finnish professional ice hockey center who currently serves as captain of the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League. Koivu was the captain for the gold-winning ...more

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Sami Salo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Sami Salo Sami Sakari Salo is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently an unrestricted free agent of the National Hockey League. He began his professional career with TPS of the ...more

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Kiira Korpi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Kiira Korpi ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2006 Kiira Linda Katriina Korpi is a Finnish figure skater. She is a three-time European medalist, the 2010 Trophée Eric Bompard champion, the 2012 Rostelecom Cup champion, a two-time Cup of ...more

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Niklas Hagman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Niklas Hagman Niklas Hagman is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward currently playing for Jokerit of the Kontinental Hockey League. He was a third round pick of the Florida Panthers, 70th overall, at the ...more

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Outi Mäenpää is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Outi Mäenpää Sincerely Yours in Cold Blood, Noriko Show Outi Mäenpää is a Finnish television actress. Mäenpää was born in Helsinki. She began her career in theatre as a stage actor between 1984 and 1988. Since 1989 she ...more

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Heidi Pelttari is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Heidi Pelttari Heidi Pelttari is a Finnish hockey player who plays for Ilves and the Finnish national team on Winter Olympics 2006. She is also played for team Finland in the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, ...more

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Olli Jokinen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Olli Jokinen Olli Veli Pekka Jokinen is a Finnish professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. He was selected by the Los Angeles Kings third ...more

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Susanna Pöykiö is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Susanna Pöykiö ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2006 Susanna Pöykiö is a Finnish former figure skater. She is a two-time European medalist and a five-time Finnish national champion.

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Martti Suosalo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Martti Suosalo Martti Juhani Suosalo is a Finnish actor and singer. Suosalo began his career in 1986 appearing on a mini TV series. He began to work as a regular actor on Finnish television but also appeared ...more

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Matti Hautamäki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Matti Hautamäki Matti Antero Hautamäki is a Finnish former ski jumper. He is one of Finland's most successful ski jumpers, having won sixteen FIS Ski Jumping World Cup events, multiple medals at the Ski ...more

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Tanja Poutiainen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Tanja Poutiainen Tanja Tuulia Poutiainen is a retired World Cup alpine ski racer from Finland. She specialized in the technical events of slalom and giant slalom, and was the silver medalist in the women's giant ...more

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Jere Lehtinen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Jere Lehtinen Jere Kalervo Lehtinen is a Finnish former professional ice hockey forward. He played right wing. He was drafted 88th overall in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota North Stars. Lehtinen ...more

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Ilona Elkin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Ilona Elkin Vampire High Ilona Elkin is an actress.

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Sami Kapanen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Sami Kapanen Sami Hannu Antero Kapanen is a Finnish former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League and the Finnish Liiga. He played 12 NHL seasons for the Hartford Whalers, ...more

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Sari Havas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Sari Havas Hobitit Sari Havas is a Finnish actress. Havas began her career in acting in 1986 in the film Born American but has mostly appeared on television in Finland and has also written a number of TV series ...more

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Ville Valo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Ville Valo Ville Hermanni Valo is a Finnish singer, songwriter, artist, and multi instrumentalist. He is the frontman of the Finnish rock band HIM. Valo has a baritone voice type and has maintained a wide ...more

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Antti Miettinen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Antti Miettinen Antti Markus Miettinen is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward who currently an unrestricted free agent. He has previously played in the National Hockey League for the Dallas Stars, ...more

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Paavo Puurunen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Paavo Puurunen Paavo Puurunen is a retired Finnish biathlete. Puurunen debuted on the World Cup scene in the 1995/96 season. His best overall placing is from 1997/98 season when he finished 13th. He won his ...more

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Tommi Korpela is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Tommi Korpela Studio Julmahuvi Tommi Korpela is an actor and screenwriter.

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Pirjo Muranen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Pirjo Muranen Pirjo Muranen is a Finnish cross-country skier who has competed since 1998. She won a bronze medal in the 4 x 5 km relay at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Muranen won five medals at the ...more

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Andy McCoy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Andy McCoy Antti Hulkko, better known as Andy McCoy, is a Finnish musician. He is most famous for his role as the lead guitarist and main songwriter of Hanoi Rocks, but has also played with Iggy Pop. ...more

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Jaakko Tallus is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Jaakko Tallus Jaakko Tapio Tallus is a nordic combined athlete from Finland who won gold and silver medals at the 2002 Winter Olympics and a bronze medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics. He also earned three ...more

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Tami Kiuru is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Tami Kiuru Tami Petri Antero Kiuru is a Finnish former ski jumper.

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Janne Ahonen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Janne Ahonen Janne Petteri Ahonen is a Finnish ski jumper.

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Karoliina Rantamäki is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Karoliina Rantamäki Karoliina Stina Margaretha Rantamäki is a Finnish female ice hockey player. She played on the Finland women's national ice hockey team for the 1998 Winter Olympics, and won a bronze medal.

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Patrik Antonius is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Patrik Antonius National Heads-Up Poker Championship, High Stakes Poker, Face The Ace Patrik Antonius is a Finnish professional poker player, former tennis player and coach, and model from Vantaa, Finland. He currently resides in Monte Carlo. Antonius was mentored by poker pro ...more

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Pirkka-Pekka Petelius is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Pirkka-Pekka Petelius Pulttibois, Mogadishu Avenue Pirkka-Pekka Petelius is a Finnish actor and screenwriter. He has also written manuscripts for Finnish TV series and made six records as a singer. Petelius's breakthrough was in Yleisradio's ...more

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Teemu Salo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Teemu Salo Teemu Salo is a Finnish curler from Hyvinkää. He has played lead position for Markku Uusipaavalniemi since 2002. Salo won a silver medal as a member of Uusipaavaliemi's team at the ...more

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Kaisa Mäkäräinen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Kaisa Mäkäräinen Kaisa-Leena Mäkäräinen is a Finnish biathlete, who currently competes for Kontiolahden Urheilijat. Outside of sports, Mäkäräinen is currently studying to be a ...more

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Linda Brava is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Linda Brava Linda Magdalena Lampenius Cullberg, better known by her maiden name Linda Lampenius and international stage name Linda Brava, is a Finnish classical concert violinist and recording artist.

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Tero Similae is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Tero Similae Tero Similae is a cross-country skier.

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Mona - Liisa Malvalehto is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Mona - Liisa Malvalehto Mona - Liisa Malvalehto is a cross-country skier.

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Virpi Sarasvuo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Virpi Sarasvuo Virpi Katriina Sarasvuo is a Finnish cross country skier who competed from 1995 to 2010. She won a bronze medal in the team sprint event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and earned her best ...more

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Tapio Luusua is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Tapio Luusua Tapio Luusua is a freestyle skier.

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Janne Happonen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Janne Happonen Janne Mikael Happonen is a Finnish ski jumper who has competed since 2002. He represents Puijon Hiihtoseura as his ski club. Happonen has a silver medal in the team large hill event at the 2006 ...more

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Antti-Jussi Niemi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Antti-Jussi Niemi Antti-Jussi Jormanpoika Niemi is a retired Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman playing for Jokerit of the SM-Liiga.

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Vera Jordanova is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Vera Jordanova Blow Out, Tahtitehdas Vera Jordanova is a Bulgarian-Finnish cookbook author, actress and model.

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Kristiina Elstelä is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Kristiina Elstelä Tanssii tähtien kanssa Kristiina Elstelä is a Finnish actress, who has acted in many TV shows and movies. She also has a long career in theater and she is a renowned cabaret artist. In 2006 Elstelä was one ...more

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Jussi Jokinen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Jussi Jokinen Jussi Petteri Jokinen is a Finnish professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Florida Panthers. Drafted by the Dallas Stars in 2001 in the sixth round, 192nd overall, with which ...more

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Aki Berg is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Finland
Aki Berg Aki-Petteri Berg is a retired Finnish professional ice hockey defenceman. He was drafted third overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. He played both for the Kings and the ...more